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Presenters led National Assembly members in a discussion on climate change adaptation

IUCN’s Climate Workshops Spur Action on the Issue

As part of its awareness-raising agenda, IUCN VN organized and facilitated three workshops in early 2009 to educate and encourage idea sharing about climate change mitigation and adaptation in Viet Nam. …   | Vietnamese

23 Mar 2009 | News story
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Experts worked collaboratively to devise the Ha Long Bay GRP.

Oil Spill Geographic Response Plan Developed for Quang Ninh and Hai Phong

Fifty-five sea administrators and experts on environmental resource management, and on marine commerce and access issues convened at an IUCN-supported training workshop in Ha Long Bay 9 -13 March to develop a geographic response plan to oil spill risks for the sea and coastal areas bordering Quang Ninh and Hai Phong. …   | Vietnamese

19 Mar 2009 | News story
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Share water to make peace – IUCN

More people and less water could mean increased conflict for scarce shared water resources, warns IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). But in its latest report IUCN clearly shows how better cooperation over shared rivers can help governments avoid water crises. …  

18 Mar 2009 | International news release

推动合法且可持续的木材贸易 信息交流会系列之四

*世界自然保护联盟(IUCN)中国联络处、森林趋势(Forest Trends)荣幸地宣布中国和国际林产品市场:推动合法且可持续的木材贸易信息交流会系列之四即将在2009年4月21-22日于北京东方花园饭店举行。
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17 Mar 2009 | Event
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The 4th Forum on Trade of Legal and Sustainable Wood in China

IUCN-China and Forest Trends are pleased to announce the 4th informal forum to discuss issues related to the trade of legal and sustainable wood in China. The meeting will be held at Beijing Oriental Garden Hotel in Beijing on April 21-22, 2009.   …   | Chinese

17 Mar 2009 | Event
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Dr. Ma Keping

Dr. Ma Keping Elected as IUCN Council Member

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17 Mar 2009 | News story

Winrock 6th biofuels conference

Winrock International India organizes ‘6th International Biofuels Conference’

Winrock International India (WII), a New Delhi based not-for-profit organization (also a IUCN member), organized the 6th International Biofuels Conference on March 4–5, 2009 in New Delhi. The Conference, 6th in the series, has created a niche for itself and has over the years, become a vibrant and neutral platform for stakeholders from across the world. …  

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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Participants looked for lessons to take home from a site visit to Halong Bay.

Asian Public Authorities Trained in Environmental Governance

Environmental managers throughout Southeast and East Asia face similar challenges, and during the week of 9-12 March, they convened at an IUCN VN-supported course in Hanoi to share ideas for sustainable solutions …   | Vietnamese

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Olive Ridley Turtle

Vulnerable Olive Ridley turtles find diverse support in Orissa, India

  The Dhamra Port project in Orissa has attracted considerable attention due to its proximity to vulnerable Olive Ridley turtle nesting grounds. The question is - can large infrastructure projects like this be environmentally sustainable? In a breakthrough workshop held by IUCN, developers and environmentalists have joined together to tackle this complex and controversial issue.   

04 Mar 2009 | Event

Mr. Vo Van Mai, chairman of the management board of HIPT Group

Doanh nghiệp Thúc đẩy Thành lập Hội đồng vì Sự Phát triển Bền vững

Đại diện các doanh nghiệp hàng đầu ở Việt Nam nhất trí thành lập Hội đồng Doanh nghiệp Việt Nam vì sự Phát triển Bền vững (VBCSD) tại cuộc họp tham vấn các bên liên quan tổ chức ngày 24/2/2009. IUCN là một trong những tổ chức hỗ trợ xây dựng sáng kiến này. …  

25 Feb 2009 | News story
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